BTS/Set Stills, Stillness: 28 – 29th September, 2019

This weekend I photographed on set for a short film titled "Stillness" (directed by Rachel Fowler (her first directorial work as far as I know)).The subject and story of the film was quite serious compared to other films I've worked on, but the atmosphere on set amongst the crew was pretty much the same as... Continue Reading →

Shooting by Candlelight – Candle-Lit Vigil, Parliament Square: Friday, 27th September, 2019

Tonight I photographed under some of the most challenging lighting conditions I've ever encountered. A group of student activists were planning on gathering at Westminster and lighting candles - a very classic scene, and one I was really interested in photographing. I had already loaded my F4 with HP5 @800 a few days prior, and... Continue Reading →

The Paradox of Cluttered Contact Sheets

Contact sheets are a fantastic resource, both for photographers looking to learn from their own work, and audiences looking for insight into the methodology of artists who share them. I've written a few pieces on the way contact sheets are an asset, but have always framed them as a simple visual collection of individual images... Continue Reading →

Seeing at Eye-Level

I think it's safe to say that the majority of photographs today are taken at eye-level, showing the perspective of the person who shot it quite accurately, but often resulting in a fairly generic perspective. Exaggerating elements of a photograph by positioning the camera either very high or very low is a great technique to... Continue Reading →

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